Black Hawk Mine

Past Producer in Blaine county in Idaho, United States with commodities Silver, Lead

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10105661
MRDS ID W013701
Record type Site
Current site name Black Hawk Mine
Related records 10143771

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -114.48563, 43.54683 (WGS84)
Elevation 2134
Relative position 4 MI. WSW OF CLARENDON HOT SPRINGS
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Idaho Blaine

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Boise 003N 017E 31 Idaho

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Silver Primary
Lead Primary

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metasedimentary Rock > Quartzite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Pennsylvanian
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Pennsylvanian
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Carbonate > Limestone
    Rock unit name Wood River Formation-Limestone, Calcareous Quartzite
    Rock description Wood River Formation-Limestone, Calcareous Quartzite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -114.48563, 43.54683

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Mineral Hill District

Land status

Ownership category Private

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W013701
Idaho Geological Survey Idaho Mines and Prospects IMP HA1154 http://www.idahogeology.org/

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    UMPLEBY, J. B., AND OTHERS, 1930, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE WOOD RIVER REGION, IDAHO, WITH A DESCRIPTION OF THE MINNIE MOORE AND NEAR-BY MINES: USGS BULL. 814, P. 1-245

  • Deposit

    1930 GEOLMAP J. B. UMPLEBY AND OTHERS, BULL. 81

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUL-1976 Everett, Sandra E. (Miller, Pat) U.S. Geological Survey